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Pennsylvania"s food and agricultural industry through the 1980s, Field crops.

Earl J. Partenheimer

Pennsylvania"s food and agricultural industry through the 1980s, Field crops.

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Published by College of Agriculture, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Field crops -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPennsylvania State University. Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14209293M

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